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The Great Green Vine Invention

The Great Green Vine Invention

the great The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child All children are holders of important human rights. Twenty-five years ago in 1989, over a hundred countries agreed a UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. In the most green important human rights treaty in history, they promised to protect and promote all children’s equal rights, which are connected vine and equally important. In the 54 Articles of the Convention, countries make solemn promises to defend children’s needs and dreams. They recognize the role of children in realizing their rights, being heard and involved decisions. Especially, Article 24 and Article 27 defend children’s rights to safe drinking water, good food, a clean and safe environment, health, quality of life. And Article 29 recognizes children’s rights to education that develops personality, talents and potential, respecting human rights and the natural environment. — Samia Kassid World Future Council invention The United Nations Declaration on the Future We Want At the United Nations Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in 2012, governments and people came together to find pathways for a safer, more fair, and greener world for all. Everyone agreed to take new action to end poverty, stop environmental problems, and build bridges to a more just future. In 283 paragraphs of The Future We Want Declaration, countries committed to defend human rights, steward resources, fight climate change and pollution, protect animals, plants and biodiversity, and look after oceans, mountains, wetlands and other special places. It inspired new sustainable development goals for the whole world, with targets for real actions on the ground. Clubs, governments, firms, schools and people like you started 700+ partnerships, and mobilized over $515 billion. The future we want exists in the hearts and minds of our leaders, and in the hands of us all. by — Carissa Wong Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL) illustrated by C. A. Adlam